Training

Trickle breathing versus explosive breathing in front crawl

Andy Bullock explains the differences between trickle breathing and explosive breathing when swimming
20 April 2017 at 12:09

14 swim tips and sessions from the pros

14 top pro triathletes, including Gwen Jorgensen, Jodie Stimpson and Leanda Cave, share their top swim tips and sessions
20 April 2017 at 09:45

How Ironman helped my fight against MS

Conor Devine was diagnosed with multiple sclerosis a decade ago but triathlon became the catalyst to turn his life around
19 April 2017 at 10:23

Therapeutic use exemption drugs and their place in performance medicine

Over the last couple of years the ‘Therapeutic Use Exemption’ (TUE) system in elite sport has been subject to much media speculation, in particular the drugs Kenalog, Thyroxine and Meldonium. Dr Leon Creaney, a consultant in sport & exercise medicine debates their uses and place in performance medicine
12 April 2017 at 12:37

How to improve your swim performance by mixing up the pace

Mixing up swim pace is key to improving race-day swim speed and performance, but how can you work on variety in the pool? Coach John Wood has just the session…
03 April 2017 at 11:00

Should I use a kickboard in my triathlon swim training?

Wondering whether to use kickboard sets as part of your swim training schedule? Triathlon coach John Wood weighs up their uses
29 March 2017 at 10:45

Alistair Brownlee's key triathlon training sessions

The reigning Olympic champion reveals his pivotal sessions for success, that can be adapted to suit intermediate to advanced triathletes
28 March 2017 at 08:50

Free 6 month short-course triathlon training plan for sprint and standard distances

This short course triathlon training plan is for athletes planning to do a sprint or standard distance triathlon and training around four times a week, between four to seven hours.
24 March 2017 at 12:46

Ironman South Africa race tips

Top-finishing GB age-grouper Duncan Bullock shares his course-conquering tips for Ironman South Africa
24 March 2017 at 10:44

Free 6 month Ironman training plan that's simple to use

With bricks, race-pace efforts, open-water swims and the tapering period, this six month easy-to-follow Ironman training plan will take you up to your big Ironman race day in optimum condition.
24 March 2017 at 09:00

Why do I get knee pain when running downhill?

Are you fine running on the flat and climbs, but suffer knee pain on the descents? Andy Blow discusses three possible causes
23 March 2017 at 14:52

22 frequently asked questions for beginner triathletes

New to triathlon? We answer 22 common questions beginners often ask, including how to go to the loo in an Ironman...
23 March 2017 at 12:00

Ironman 70.3 UK Exmoor race tips

Expert advice for tackling the final Ironman 70.3 UK in Exmoor in 2017, known as one of the toughest 70.3 triathlons in the world.
23 March 2017 at 09:53

How to swim in choppy water

Andy Bullock explains how to cope with sea swims when the water gets rough
21 March 2017 at 10:55

Daniela Ryf's top 5 tips for racing and recovery

Kona course record holder Daniela Ryf shares her top tips for racing and recovery
20 March 2017 at 12:58

5 of the latest sports science news that will help you perform better

Five new research studies, from afternoon napping benefits to why it's worth resisting the urge to spin, that will help you perform better and race faster
20 March 2017 at 10:28

How can I strengthen my glute muscles?

If your knees often feel weak after training sessions, it could be due to a lack of glute strength. Nick Beer explains how to strengthen your glute muscles
20 March 2017 at 09:43

How does exercise affect my heart?

Mat Brett explains the key effects and adaptations exercise has on your cardiovascular system
17 March 2017 at 11:45

Draft-legal racing: how to overtake in a slipstream

Got a draft-legal triathlon coming up and worried about riding and overtaking in a pack? We explain the three safe ways to switch between pacemakers
17 March 2017 at 10:22

12 weeks till triathlon race-day? Here's how to prepare

Nick Beer's 12-week preparation plan will have you triathlon fit and raring to go come race-day
16 March 2017 at 10:06